1966 General Resolution

DEEPLY concerned with the gravity of the international situation and the increasing threat to peace due to armed intervention and other direct and indirect forms of interference threatening the political independence of states; and

RECALLING that the Twentieth United Nations General Assembly in December, 1965, approved overwhelmingly a historic declaration on the inadmissability of intervention in the domestic affairs of states and the protection of their independence and sovereignty;

THE UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST ASSOCIATION URGES the United States to abide by the spirit of this United Nations resolution on non-intervention; and

URGES the United States to take the initiative to propose improved or new machinery for peace-making and peace-keeping by the United Nations, including a permanent peace force; and

URGES that our churches and fellowships study the United Nations resolution on non-intervention and relate it to past, present and future actions of their governments;

AND INSTRUCT the United Nations Office of the Department of Social Responsibility to develop material for this study , including study on the question of how the United States and Canada can legitimately support social, economic, and political reform toward participatory democracy throughout the world.

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